Tinker Camp 2016: Journey

Originally posted on The Tinkering Studio Singapore:
Armed with sleeping bags, prototyping notebook and endless amount of creativity, 26 children embarked on an adventure to The Tinkering Studio for our first-ever sleepover camp. Day 1: 25 November 2016 Scribble Bot The day started with a brief introduction to the art of tinkering. Campers get their…

Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet

Promotional Copy Of all the planets in our solar system, none has captured our collective imagination like Mars – a mysterious indelible part of the zeitgeist. The quest to send humans to Mars has engaged the top minds in science in a modern-day space race, and it has infiltrated pop culture through blockbusters like Andy…

Hour of Code – Tech Jam 2016

It has been three years since the Hour of Code was first introduced. An one-hour introduction to computer science, it caught on worldwide interest. Science Centre Singapore also went on board in 2014. There were introduction of simple coding activities, some of which do not even require you to use a computer! This year, Science…

Making things Move — Maker Faire Singapore

Discover the joy of making and family bonding at the same time! (Reblogged from Maker Faire Singapore blog) One thing we consistently observe in workshops with parents and kids at the Maker workshops for families is how children and parents are eager to use tools, technologies and equipment that are difficult to obtain. But besides…

5 Reasons to Visit Butterflies Up-Close

Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life.  And everyone deserves a little sunshine.   -Jeffrey Glassberg, American biologist who revolutionise the pursuit of butterflies with an emphasis on observation in the field Butterflies Up-Close was a recently opened exhibition at Science Centre Singapore which invites…

STEM’s significance goes on-air on Danish National Radio

An excerpt from an interview (part I) of A/Prof Lim Tit Meng (SCS Chief Executive) by Kristoffer Frøkjær – the Host of “World of Science” programme on Danish National Radio Kristoffer: First of all, I must say that I’m really impressed by the Science Centre. We have something in Denmark which is like a tenth or something…

Halloween Haunts

Aaah, that pumpkin spice, those chocolates and sweets, that spooky and chilly (depending on where you are in the world) time of the year. It’s got to be one of my favourites holidays of the year, that time to indulge and be merry! Good ol’ memories from my childhood of eating candy and trying to…

Young Learners’ Festival – Perspectives from our volunteers

This article is written by Mustikha and Hui Ling, volunteers with the Young Learners’ Festival 2016 held at Science Centre Singapore from 26 September to 7 October. In anticipation of the annual Young Learner’s Festival, we volunteers had to undergo a 2-day training to better prepare ourselves for the event. On the first day, all…

Insights from the Google Science Fair Singapore Team

The Google Science Fair is a global online science and technology competition open to individuals and teams from ages 13 to 18. This year, three girls, Marion, Joy and Sonia entered the competition from Singapore. All three girls are members of the SAYES club and have worked in NJRC, Science Buskers and SSEF at Science…

Celebrate Children’s Day at Science Centre Singapore!

Looking for ideas to spend Children’s Day on 7 October? Here’s some suggestions! Be a Nature Explorer Participate in hands-on activities and bring back your own handmade souvenirs (your very own climbing monkey toy and others). Immerse yourselves in our rustic Ecogarden and be entertained by a fascinating Science show! Your children can do all…